Become a Coach
WHAT IT MEANST TO BECOME A COACH
Whether you are a past athlete, coach or have no sports knowledge at all you can still become a Special Olympics coach. All you need is the passion and dedication to enrich the lives of our athletes. You will receive all the information and training you'll need when you apply to become a coach. Our coaches would agree that you get much more from the experience of being a coach than you will ever give. Coaches are the key to a positive sports experience for Special Olympics athletes. As a coach, you teach sports skills and model good sportsmanship and character. You give Special Olympics athletes the most immediate awareness of their self-worth, ability, courage, and capacity to grow and improve both on the playing field and off.
BECOME A COACH
If you are interested in becoming a coach in you are you can complete the registration form and required trainings/certifications. After all the requirements are fulfilled we will begin the process of getting you placed with a team.
If you already have a team you are joining you will still need to complete all the requirements, please put your teams name at the top of the registration form.
If you have already submitted the required registration forms to become a Coach then please complete the required trainings. To be a coach you must complete a Protective Behaviors training (renew every 3 years) a Background Check (every 3 years) and Concussion training (renew every 2 years).
If you have any questions about becoming a coach, reach out to us today.